WAKO News

WANTED LVILLE MAN ARRESTED

A wanted Lawrence County man was arrested late last week in neighboring Wabash County. Friday the Mt Carmel Police Department arrested 24 year old Jeffrey Metz of Lawrenceville at Rural King for

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LAWRENCEVILLE ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police received a report of a weekend accident on Saturday. The mishap occured just after 5 p.m. on State Street at the intersection with 5th Street. A 2006 Buick being driven by

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department made 3 arrests this past Saturday. 30 year old Timothy Sutton of Henderson Kentucky was charged with Vehicle Theft and also was found to be wanted on an out

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THREE SENTENCED TO PRISON

Lawrence County States Attorney Michael Strange has announced that three local residents have been sentenced to prison recently in Lawrence County Circuit Court. 37 year old Adam Fox of Bridgeport

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 11,858 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 52 new deaths as the post-Thanksgiving case surge continues. Lawrence County is not

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SCHOOL THREAT

School districts across the nation including here in Lawrence County were on the alert Friday. That after they were made aware by law enforcement about a circulating TikTok post regarding a

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LAWRENCEVILLE ARREST

Lawrenceville Police Thursday arrested a local woman on multiple offenses. Taken into custody was 23 year old Cyann Kitchell of Lawrenceville. She was charged with two counts of Vehicle Burglary

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KNOX COUNTY FUGITIVE

The Knox County Indiana Sheriffs Department along with local and area law enforcement remain on the lookout for a Kentucky man wanted in connection with an apparent armed carjacking in Vincennes

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I.E.C.C BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The Illinois Eastern Community College Board met Tuesday night at Wabash Valley College in Mt Carmel and did approve a resolution to partially abate taxes for tax year 2021. The move was made after

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